A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (63 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gadn. Unique identifier: us1000gadn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 15:22:48 / August 10, 2018 @ 3:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.53 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:22:48 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 147.6845 East, latitude -2.8485 South, depth = 23.53 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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